Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...
Life in the 50's with the Glasco Family. One of the fun things to do back in the 8mm days was to get the family together and watch your Home Movies. One of the un-fun things to do was watch someone else's.... Note: The white cap I am wearing was because of ringworm of the scalp. Back then they put white adhesive tape on my head and ripped all my hair out by the roots. And yes, it did hurt very, very much. This process was repeated several times. January 2012 -- Much to my surprise this film has... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: 8mm, glasco, wichita, snow, music video, youtube, disneyland, kansas, christmas, home movies,...
Betty Page became a legend as a glamour model and a dancer. This film was made in the early 1950s and is in colour. Wouldnt be surprised if this becomes the most popular download in this section, who can resist Betty Page, the queen of them all. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: Stripper - Strippers - Stag - Burlesque
Bill and Ben: The Flowerpot Men - The Potato Man British show for young children first shown as part of the ‘Watch with Mother’ strand. First transmitted on the BBC on the 4th October 1953. Flowerpot Men voices by Peter Hawkins (Peter Hawkins also provided some of the Daleks 'voices' on Doctor Who in the 1960's) In the Public Domain under the UK 50 year broadcast copyright laws. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Children, BBC, Watch with Mother, 1950’s, The Flowerpot Men
Shows what the magic of fragrance can do for every woman. Gives her added confidence, a heightened personality and a uniqueness that is all her own. Tells where exotic scents come from and offers suggestions on the selection and application of various perfumes and colognes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 7 reviews )
Exploration of the colorful counterculture of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky. Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: New York City: History, Counterculture, Bohemianism
Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation. ( 15 reviews )
The inner life of an "at-risk" teenager, told in an idiosyncratic and often surreal manner. A key film by Sid Davis, who is beginning to emerge as one of the great unsung talents of educational filmmaking. Shot in working-class Inglewood, Hollywood and other parts of the Los Angeles basin. ( 11 reviews )
The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 34 reviews ) Topics: social engineering, puppet chaos